Etymology
Advertisement

yellowtail (n.)

type of fish, 1709, from yellow (adj.) + tail (n.).

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of yellowtail

yellowtail (n.)
superior food fish of the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean with broad yellow stripe along the sides and on the tail;
Synonyms: yellowtail snapper / Ocyurus chrysurus
yellowtail (n.)
game fish of southern California and Mexico having a yellow tail fin;
Synonyms: Seriola dorsalis
From wordnet.princeton.edu